Randy Bernard is out as CEO of the IndyCar series after a special meeting of the board of directors of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation on Sunday, radio station WIBC in Indianapolis reported.
Baltimore's weeklong Star-Spangled Sailabration in June drew more than 1.5 million people — some 435,000 from out of state — and had an estimated $166 million in economic impact on the metro area, according to a study released Thursday.
The unruly, violent crowds that descended on Towson and downtown Baltimore this year — fueled by Twitter and Facebook — can also provide real-time information police trained to search social media sites.
Workers are taking down fences, removing safety barriers and opening streets following the weekend's races, with the goal of restoring the flow of traffic through Downtown Baltimore in time for the Tuesday morning commute.
The Grand Prix of Baltimore was IndyCar points leader Will Power's chance to wrap up his first title on a street course, the kind of race track that is his forte. He couldn't do it. Now he has to go to Fontana, Calif., to a 500-mile race on an oval. The mere thought of it is enough to make Michael Andretti, who owns the car driven by Power's main foe, Ryan Hunter-Reay, just a little bit cocky.